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A Guide to Making the Grossest Super Bowl Food Ever

Posted January 30, 2015 by Anonymous

A Guide to Making the Grossest Super Bowl Food Ever

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Eating Chili Dogs and Drinking Brews at Mal’s

Posted January 30, 2015 by Anonymous

Eating Chili Dogs and Drinking Brews at Mal’s

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We Made Five Decades of Super Bowl Snacks Better

Posted January 29, 2015 by Anonymous

We Made Five Decades of Super Bowl Snacks Better

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We Spoke to Jonathan Gold About Being Jonathan Gold

Posted January 28, 2015 by Anonymous

We Spoke to Jonathan Gold About Being Jonathan Gold

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The Islamic State Wants Women to Cook for Jihad

Posted January 27, 2015 by Anonymous

The Islamic State Wants Women to Cook for Jihad

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Fat Prince: Brisket Hash with Noah Galuten and Chelsea Peretti

Posted January 27, 2015 by Anonymous

Fat Prince: Brisket Hash with Noah Galuten and Chelsea Peretti

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The Perfect Après-Ski Winter Cocktail

Posted January 27, 2015 by Anonymous

Picture this: you’ve just finished a long day on the ski hill. The kids are in bed in your chalet (finally) and it’s just the adults chatting around the fire, enjoying a few moments of grown-up time. Now look down […]

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What Happened When Rice Krispies Treats Were Turned Into Toys?

Posted January 21, 2015 by Sonya

Here at UrbanMoms, we were really thrilled to support several charities over the holiday season. We were particularly excited about our involvement with Rice Krispies Canada’s annual Treats For Toys program. The program had families make Rice Krispies Treats and […]

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A Dim Sum How (And Where) To

Posted January 14, 2015 by Sonya

Dim sum is a tradition for many Chinese families and it’s becoming more mainstream as our taste for global cuisine broadens. It’s something our family does almost every weekend. Since we’re coming up to Chinese New Year, I thought I’d […]

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Tested: Loblaws “Click & Collect” Service

Posted January 9, 2015 by Sonya

Loblaws recently introduced the new Click & Collect service. It’s like a drive-through concierge service complete with your own personal shopper. Sounds delightful, right? It’s currently available at three locations (shop.loblaws.ca for details) in Ontario with plans to roll out […]

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Best Date Night Restaurants In Toronto

Posted January 9, 2015 by Sonya

I’ve said it beofre, and I’ll say it again, Toronto is a playground for anyone who enjoys trying new foods and new restaurants. My friends and I jokingly say we could easily  experience a different cuisine and eat out every […]

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Your Healthy-Eating New Year’s Resolution Is Totally Backfiring

Posted January 8, 2015 by Anonymous

Your Healthy-Eating New Year’s Resolution Is Totally Backfiring

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Tested: RealFoodToronto.com Delivers Real Food, Fast

Posted January 8, 2015 by Sonya

There’s a real food movement that’s taken hold and I’m okay with it.  What does that mean? Well, we all lead busy lives and we’re constantly searching for ways to feed our families the best we can. We’re hearing much […]

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The Butt Nut: The Bootylicious Star of the Seychelles’ Ecosystem

Posted January 6, 2015 by Anonymous

The Butt Nut: The Bootylicious Star of the Seychelles’ Ecosystem

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MUNCHIES Presents: the Ultimate BBQueue

Posted January 5, 2015 by Anonymous

MUNCHIES Presents: the Ultimate BBQueue

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The Cro-Mag’s Frontman Wants You to Stop Eating Garbage and Whip Your Ass Into Shape

Posted December 29, 2014 by Anonymous

The Cro-Mag’s Frontman Wants You to Stop Eating Garbage and Whip Your Ass Into Shape

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Male Chef’s Last-Minute Foodie Gift Guide for Your Secret Santa Party

Posted December 22, 2014 by Anonymous

Male Chef’s Last-Minute Foodie Gift Guide for Your Secret Santa Party

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UrbanKitchen: Almond Breeze Panna Cotta

Posted December 22, 2014 by Anonymous

I had the pleasure of attending a very interesting dinner last week. Hosted by Almond Breeze and Chef Carl Heinrich (of Top Chef Canada fame) at his restaurant, Richmond Station, I was treated to six amazingly delicious courses all featuring […]

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How to Make Slow-Roasted Short Rib with Michael Solomonov

Posted December 20, 2014 by Anonymous

How to Make Slow-Roasted Short Rib with Michael Solomonov

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La Societe’s Chef Romain Avril Shares A Favourite Recipe!

Posted December 19, 2014 by Sonya

As a foodie family we’re often asked where we like to eat out in the city. Since we enjoy eating out A LOT, we have several favourites and are constantly trying out new ones. La Societe  (131 Bloor Street West, Toronto) […]

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Top 10 Items Food Banks Need Now

Posted December 17, 2014 by Sonya

We are in our local Loblaws more often these days as it’s a busy season of hosting company over for various get togethers and all kinds of reasons to be baking. The cookie exchanges, holiday parties and the pot luck […]

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Edible Holiday Gifts Perfect For Your Neighbours

Posted December 16, 2014 by Anonymous

Written by Kait Fowlie You’ve receive more pre-packaged biscotti than you know what to do with—to re-gift, or not regift? If you want your neighbors to add it to their pile of sugar-infused generic sweets, sure, hand ‘em over. But […]

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My #2015Revolution: Flying Out of My Comfort Zone

Posted December 15, 2014 by Sonya

The other day I saw Nia Vardalos on one of those morning shows. She brought much laughter to us in her hit movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding and she’s working on a sequel. I remember interviewing her a couple […]

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My Holiday Secret: A Pancake Faux Pas & A Chance To Win!

Posted December 12, 2014 by Anonymous

Holidays can be very stressful. There is so much planning that needs to be done. Dotting all those i’s and crossing all those t’s while baking the perfect batch of cookies—it can be overwhelming. I have a confession to make. […]

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The Most Delicious Holiday Desserts in a Pinch!

Posted December 10, 2014 by Sonya

Tis the season of entertaining! Our social calendar is filling up fast and we’re happy to partake in the fun of the festive season. Like any good guest, I like to bring something to the party and I often offer […]

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Bake It Forward With Cookies To Care

Posted December 8, 2014 by Sonya

There’s much talk this time of year about how to incorporate the spirit of “giving” into our holiday plans. No matter how much we have or how little we have to get by, I’m hearing from families in all different […]

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Soul Food: Kosher

Posted December 5, 2014 by Anonymous
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How To Host A Cookie Swap In 2014

Posted December 5, 2014 by Anonymous

Written by Kait Fowlie If the term “cookie swap” conjures an image of festive-sweater-wearing ladies pouring over plates of cookies to Christmas carols as an apron clad host breezes around spreading cheer, you’re not alone. The tradition may be as […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Our Favourite Beverage Machines

Posted December 3, 2014 by Sonya

Throughout the year we’ve been introduced to numerous beverage machines. Weird right? I remember when the only beverage machine around was the fountain machine and I didn’t know anyone who had their own. We’ve tested out several and with the […]

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UrbanKitchen: The Ultimate Lasagna

Posted December 1, 2014 by Sonya

We’re settling into the cold weather now and craving comfort foods. Lasagna is always a great go-to dish for any night, especially for when guests come over. The gooey cheese that we pull from the piping hot dish is what […]

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The Best Cookbooks For The Foodie On Your Holiday List

Posted November 21, 2014 by Sonya

I admit to being a collector of cookbooks. It’s a no-fail gift for many of my friends too and this season there are a few that are worth putting on your wishlist. Here are just a few great new cookbooks […]

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UrbanKitchen: Beet, Pesto & Goat Cheese Pizza

Posted November 19, 2014 by Anonymous

Looking for a new twist on a classic recipe? President’s Choice has the perfect go-to dinner idea sure to please the whole family. Sparsely “sauced” with pesto and dabbed with softened bits of goat cheese, the pizza is a great […]

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7 Ways To Spice Up Your Hot Chocolate

Posted November 14, 2014 by Anonymous

Written by Natalie Ast Hot chocolate is a fall and winter favourite, and goes perfectly after a brisk walk or skate. If you usually make your hot chocolate using powder from a can, here are some gourmet ideas to make […]

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